Low birth-weight and pre-term delivery in South-east Asia. The WHO International Collaborative Study of Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy.


Population-based data from 10 centres in Burma, Thailand, China and Vietnam, have been analysed to assess those social and environmental factors which may be associated with pre-term delivery and low birth-weight. The philosophy behind the study was that if the same association was found in different countries, then the association may be causal; if… (More)


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